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Encapsulation of Essential Oils for the Development of Biosourced Pesticides with Controlled Release: A Review

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Institut de Chimie Moléculaire de Reims, UMR CNRS 7312, Université Reims-Champagne-Ardenne, UFR Sciences, BP 1039 boîte 44, 51687 Reims CEDEX 2, France
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Laboratoire de Chimie des Molécules Naturelles. Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, Université de Liège, 2 Passage des Déportés, 5030 Gembloux, Belgium
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SFR Condorcet FR CNRS 3417, Université Reims Champagne Ardenne, UFR Sciences Exactes et Naturelles, BP 1039, 51687 Reims CEDEX 02, France
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Molecules 2019, 24(14), 2539; https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules24142539
Received: 19 June 2019 / Revised: 8 July 2019 / Accepted: 9 July 2019 / Published: 11 July 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Essential Oils in Weed Control and Food Preservation)
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Abstract

Essential oil (EO) encapsulation can be carried out via a multitude of techniques, depending on applications. Because of EOs’ biological activities, the development of biosourced pesticides with EO encapsulation is of great interest. A lot of methods have been developed; they are presented in this review, together with the properties of the final products. Encapsulation conserves and protects EOs from outside aggression, but also allows for controlled release, which is useful for applications in agronomy. The focus is on the matrices that are of interest for the controlled release of their content, namely: alginate, chitosan, and cyclodextrin. Those three matrices are used with several methods in order to create EO encapsulation with different structures, capacities, and release profiles. View Full-Text
Keywords: essential oil; encapsulation; controlled release; biopesticide essential oil; encapsulation; controlled release; biopesticide
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Maes, C.; Bouquillon, S.; Fauconnier, M.-L. Encapsulation of Essential Oils for the Development of Biosourced Pesticides with Controlled Release: A Review. Molecules 2019, 24, 2539.

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